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New ElClasico brand identity lands in over 50 cities along with enhanced audiovisual broadcast plan

LaLiga is showcasing a new brand for ElClasico, the most watched club match in world football in which FC Barcelona and Real Madrid face off in an epic clash, as well as an enhanced audio visual broadcast plan with its technical partner, Mediapro. The initiative is part of LaLiga’s international development and promotion strategy around […]  More

Single-stream HDR and SDR distribution offers opportunity for broadcasters to enhance live sports viewing experience

By Bob Nicholas, vice president of international sales for Cobalt Digital and Guy Ducos, business development executive for Advanced HDR by Technicolor As the world awaits a post-pandemic era, the return of live sports – including the recently concluded Summer Games – is encouraging sports fans worldwide to gather and view major events in stadiums, bars, restaurants […]  More

Caton collaborates with China Unicom and Momenta to deliver immersive live viewing experience of the Olympics

In the current landscape, media producers are constantly looking for innovative ways to deliver high-quality live broadcasts to their viewers at anytime and anywhere. Consumers expect live events to be broadcast in real-time and at a high quality but without higher tariffs. As a result, content providers and media companies are constantly facing the pressure […]  More

Beijing Playbooks for 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics released

All crew attending the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing must be fully vaccinated prior to departure in order to avoid a 21-day quarantine, according to the Playbooks for both events released on 25 October. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and the Beijing Organising Committee have published the […]  More

Extreme E expands coverage in Ukraine with Setanta Sports

Off-road electric racing series Extreme E has confirmed Setanta Sports as its latest broadcaster in Ukraine. Setanta Sports will air Extreme E’s full debut season, including the live race feed, highlights, preview, review and magazine shows on its Setanta Sports and Setanta Sports + channels, as well as on-demand on its digital outlet. With its […]  More

Sky Sports to broadcast 48 NBA primetime games in Europe during 75th anniversary season

The NBA’s 75th anniversary season, which started last week. will feature a record-equalling 48 games in primetime in Europe as part of the league’s ‘NBA Saturdays and NBA Sundays presented by NBA 2K22’ primetime initiative. Week 1 saw the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Atlanta Hawks live on Saturday 23 October at 23:00 UK time, followed […]  More

Making YouTube broadcasting work: Inside the Sekta Cup table tennis, tennis and beach volleyball channel growth

The Setka Cup, an international table tennis, tennis and beach volleyball tournaments sports platform, is an example of a sports organisation that has used live streaming as a key distribution channel. Since 2018, Setka Cup has organised open, non-commercial, and commercial tournaments. It offers more than 7,500 fast, dynamic and engaging events per month that […]  More

TVN Mobile Production looks to exchange experiences as it renews Bronze sponsorship of SVG Europe

TVN Mobile Production has renewed its Bronze sponsorship of SVG Europe. The company draws on more than 35 years of experience in providing technological OB and studio solutions. It also offers a full range of services with regard to broadcasting complex sporting events, including the UEFA Champions League, Euro 2020 and DFB Cup, music festivals […]  More

Formula 1 fans still prefer to watch live races on pay TV over online according to 2021 F1 Global Fan Survey

The majority of Formula 1 fans still want to watch live races on pay TV, according to a new survey from Formula 1 and Motorsport Network. The 2021 F1 Global Fan Survey, which was carried out by Nielsen Sports, the global information, data, and measurement experts, shows that penetration of pay TV is high, with […]  More